Tag Archives: Joint family

The best mantra for old age – be independent, be happy!

Elders need to develop and sustain some hobby or activity even while younger to keep them occupied physically, mentally and spiritually as they age. In the absence of any such activity, they usually begin to look to their children and grandchildren for emotional sustenance, making them the sole focus of their attention.

The global joint family

The Global Joint Families are not so joined, after all. They share their hearts and love, but not the roof. It works perfectly – well, most of the time.

The problems of a greying India

If the old are worried about getting older and becoming helpless without care, the young are equally concerned about taking care of their elders given that they might not be living close or other such constraints.

So far, yet so close…

The joint family has evolved from the staying-under-one-roof concept and settled in the hearts of the family members.